SAN JOSE, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Ryane Clowe #29 and Antero Niittymaki #30 of the San Jose Sharks defend the net against Derick Brassard #16 of the Columbus Blue Jackets during an NHL game on November 20, 2010 at HP Pavilion at San Jose in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don Smith/NHLI via Getty Images)
This is a great day for me. This is something I've been thinking about for a long time. This is a great opportunity that the St. Louis Blues organization, (owner) Tom Stillman and Doug Armstrong are giving me and trusting me in doing...This is going to be a great challenge for me.
— Martin Brodeur, after announcing his retirement as an NHL player and becoming a senior adviser with the Blues on Thursday